Head of Tax

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 2 months ago


About Moove

Moove is on a mission to democratise vehicle ownership for over 1 billion Africans who have limited or no access to vehicle financing resulting in the lowest per capita car ownership in the world. We are building the largest full-service mobility fintech in Africa, offering vehicle loans, vehicle insurance and other financial services to mobility entrepreneurs. We are Uber’s exclusive vehicle financing and vehicle supply partner in sub-Saharan Africa providing revenue-based vehicle financing to Uber’s driver-partners. In less than one year, Moove-financed cars have completed almost a million Uber trips across the continent.

About The Role

Reporting directly to the VP Global Head of Finance the Head of Tax will be for the tax advisory for the group plus several business units, transactional work, preparation of the tax accounting and tax compliance.

What You Will Be Doing
Strategy and Planning- Support International Head office with the design and delivery of tax effective structures and solutions that facilitate business operations and add value to corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and partnerships across the global entities;
Compliance including accounting and reporting- Responsible for ensuring effective and timely planning, co-ordinating and managing of the delivery of direct and indirect tax compliance (tax computations, returns, payments and enquiries) .
Tax governance and tax risk management- Ensure robust and effective governance, processes and controls in place whilst making sure that the all entities are compliant with laws and regulations;

What You Will Need
ATT/CTA Qualified
Substantial experience including having worked in industry with diverse, multinational operations, commercially focused at a regional level.
Influence a diverse range of stakeholders within both the corporate functions and operating businesses and the experience to manage relationships with external advisers, providers and tax authorities in multiple regions
A good communicator – critical to the role with the ability to communicate the complex to non-specialists and to ensure that tax continues to be seen as an added value function across the whole organisation;
Confident and articulate in supporting the business and working alongside advisers;
Experience with European, Middle East and African Tax is a plus
Ability to manage a team of qualified staff and bring them along on the journey

Behavioural Competencies:
Individual Accountability
Strong Communication & interpersonal skills
Personal Integrity
Strong analytical skills & problem-solving skills
Ability to follow-up on outstanding issues
Ability to work effectively as part of a team
Ability to manage time & work under pressure
Readiness to persevere with difficult tasks
Ability to be assertive without being aggressive

Personal and/or Leadership Attributes:
Demonstrates leadership experience motivating several teams concurrently; leads by example with creativity, strategic thinking and innovation and passion for customer-oriented product design and P&L management.
A great “communicator”. Must be articulate, open, and direct.
Possesses strong presence with positive interactions across all levels of management, staff and with external customers and stakeholders.
Proven ability to create and manage an accountability-based-culture: lead, motivate and develop a highly technical and talented world class organisation.
Comfortable in a low-ego, entrepreneurial and results-oriented environment.
Ability to interpret technology and market trends as a foundation for technology and product roadmaps.

What We Offer:
Opportunity to democratise mobility with the leader in fintech/ mobility solutions for emerging markets
Ability to drive direction and make sizable impact at a rapidly growing global organisation
Work with a fun, collaborative, and motivated team
Competitive salary

Where You Will Be Based:

This role will be based in the HQ in Dubai where the finance team are situated.

About The Team

Our team is collaborative, positive, curious, and engaged. We think fast, work smart, laugh often, and are looking for like-minded people to join us in our mission to disrupt vehicle ownership and make cities better.

Moove is strongly committed to diversity within its community.

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently.

Pre-hiring Notice: Moove relies on the accuracy of information contained in employment applications, as well as the accuracy of other data presented throughout the hiring process and during employment. Any misrepresentations, falsifications, or material omissions in any information or data provided by an applicant may result in the applicant being excluded from further consideration for employment or, if an individual has already been hired, termination of employment. We conduct background checks on qualified applicants before hire.

EEO Statement: Moove is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, political affiliation or any other protected characteristic.

About Moove: Moove is a mobility asset finance company and is Uber’s preferred fleet partner across Sub-Saharan Africa. Our Vision is to democratise vehicle ownership and empower mobility entrepreneurs across Africa.

Our Core values are Compassion, Excellence, Innovation, Teamwork, Trust and Ownership.

To apply for this job please visit careers.moove.io.

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